Blixa Bargeld

Blixa Bargeld



Blixa Bargeld (born Christian Emmerich, 12 January 1959) is a German-born musician, actor and performance artist. He is best known for his work with the industrial rock band Einstürzende Neubauten and the post-punk band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

Bargeld was born in Berlin, Germany and grew up in the city's Kreuzberg district. He began his musical career in the late 1970s as a member of the avant-garde industrial rock band Einstürzende Neubauten, which he founded in 1980. The band combined elements of industrial music, punk rock, and experimental music. In 1983, he left the band to focus on his acting career.

In 1984, Bargeld joined Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, which was founded by Australian musician Nick Cave. He remained a member of the band until 2003, playing guitar and providing backing vocals. During his time with the band, they released several critically acclaimed albums and toured extensively around the world.

Bargeld has also appeared in several films, including The Brown Bunny (2003) and The Piano Player (2002). He has also appeared in numerous television shows and has released several solo albums. His most recent album, N.N.N.N, was released in 2020.

In addition to his musical career, Bargeld is an accomplished actor. He has appeared in numerous German theater productions, as well as films and television shows. He is also a respected sculptor and performance artist.

Throughout his career, Bargeld has been an innovator, pushing the boundaries of music and performance. He has influenced many musicians and artists, and his work continues to influence those who hear it today. He is highly regarded for his unique approach to music and performance, and his ability to create something completely new. Blixa Bargeld is truly a pioneer of modern music and performance art.

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